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Anti - Tribalism Movement (ATM)

  • JAWAAB BRIXTON SOUP KITCHEN

    The latest Jawaab episode – we are celebrating local heroes like Mahamed Hashi.

    Special thanks to Brixton Soup Kitchen and Support Centre.

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  • International Somali Awards ISA 2019

    The 4th International Somali Awards brought together talented Somalis to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Somalis from across the globe, from Sport, Tech, Education, the Arts, Business & Community Impact.

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  • ATM Young Leader’s Awards

    ‘Lead and Be Led’ is The Anti-Tribalism Movement’s flagship leadership programme. Over 60 young people have completed the programme to develop confidence, decision-making and critical thinking skills. We celebrated their hard work with a special awards ceremony to recognise their achievements with family and friends.

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  • Thank you to @young_ealing for inviting us to their AGM. It was wonderful to hear about the work they’ve been doing for the year and we’re looking forward to their future endeavours 🙏🏾
  • As restrictions have been eased, Culture House is now fully operational. We are pleased to have hosted the Somali Book Fair event in partnership with Somali Pen and Somali Language Academia. We encourage all to drop by and book Culture House for various events and meeting! 🏠
  • We'd like to thank the @LBHF community safety unit and every young person that attended the round table discussion on Thursday 2nd September. The discussions were incredibly insightful and we hope that we can continue to engage in progressive conversations in the future.🙏🏿
  • 🧠Happy Youth Mental Health Day! We have been subsidising free therapy sessions for our young people throughout the pandemic. Today we celebrate how far our young people have come through these sessions and congratulate their efforts to protect their mental health.
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST ATM’s annual Unite Summit was held to bring community leaders together and collate strategies to improve the lives of UK Somalis. Read below 👇🏾
  • This workshop has been postponed for the time being. Keep an eye out for the new dates 👀 Sign up below to stay informed -->
  • Our yearly Summit has just kicked off this morning at Hilton in London. It is our first face-to-face gathering since the pandemic began.
  • Want to become more employable? we will be holding a Digital Youth Employability Workshop on the 7-8th September! Register your interest here ➡️ #workshop #jobs #youth #employability
  • This week we celebrate Be Kind to Humankind week! Spreading kindness offers the opportunity to connect with others; At ATM, we practice kindness in a variety of ways. Read more ->
  • This morning, our team are undertaking Disability and Access training to ensure our building and services are accessible to all. Thank you @CityBridgeTrust for giving us the necessary funding for this training. 🙏🏾
  • Our youth programme 'Lead and Be Led' contains a Social Action element where our young people come together to solve a community issue. 📒Last year, we created a digital toolkit which included the reflective and active skills required to become a leader
  • Join us on the 26th of August where our team member will be joining the Real Story in their exciting discussion surrounding expanding project activities to Somalia. 👇🏾Register here:
  • Happy #WorldHumanitarianDay! Our ‘Real Life Hero’ is Professor Mohamed Eno who has dedicated his life to ensuring access to education for young people in Somalia. We have teamed up with him to launch our ATM Fellowship Programme. Donate here:
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾#NationalNonprofitDay Non-profits are instrumental in fostering awareness, social changes, advocacy and challenging notions whilst at the same time tackling inequality through support services. ➡️Read more about ATM's initiatives here:
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾 #InternationalYouthDay is for uplifting the voices of young people and strengthening systems in both local communities and nations across the world. Our ATM fellowship aims to do this by bridging the education gap. Read more ➡️
  • Happy #InternationalYouthDay ! 👩🏽‍🦱🧑🏽‍🦱 💭💭 Today's youth has the power to shape our tomorrow; in celebration, our young people in this year’s Lead and Be Led cohort have taken the time to reflect on the skills they’ve learnt so far!
  • We are wishing all our young people who are receiving results today the best of luck! 🙏🏾 Remember: There is no failure except in no longer trying! ✊🏾 #alevelresultsday2021
  • 🚨Join our young people and @LBHF gangs unit on a discussion with the local police on strengthening relationships and community building! Register your interest by emailing sakaria.jama@theatm.org
  • We are so pleased with our new artwork that brings life to the office. Come and check it out at Culture House for a closer look at these creative pieces! 😍
  • Our youth programme leader @yasmoal met with @2_3degrees on a podcast with @youngh_f to discuss systemic racism/structural inequality and how to respond to racial stereotypes, microaggressions, and biases. Stay tuned for the release coming soon! 👀 👏
  • This month's newsletter includes: 🌟ATM Fellowship fundraiser launches! ➡️ Lead and Be Led cohort begins 🏚ATM’s Community Housing Champions programme 🚫School exclusion policy briefing comes soon && much more! SIGN UP HERE --> ✅
  • The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games begin today in Japan. Two athletes @somaliboxer and Hassan Ali Idow will compete in #Somalia’s team this year. We wish both of them the best of luck and hope they make us proud. #Tokyo2020 #OlympicGames
  • From all of us at the ATM, wishing a blessed Eid-Ul-Adha Mubarak to all Muslims around the world. Eid-Ul-Adha Mubarak Ciid Wanaagsan عيد مبارك
  • On Saturday, we held a roundtable event to encourage dialogue with the help of @YouthFuturesUK. We held discussions surrounding ways to mend the relationship between young people and the police. Well done to everyone who took part! 👏
  • Today, we honour the memory of Madiba for relentlessly striving to uphold the values of human rights and dignity for all. We also regret at the current events unfolding in #SouthAfrica. Xenophobia, tribalism and disorder has no place in modern politics. #MandelaDay #Madiba
  • 📝NEW BLOG POST 👇🏾We are committed to ensuring our Fellowship reaches the most vulnerable. Click below to read about our latest scholarship aimed at the students of Baidoa, Somalia. #ATMFellowship #WorldYouthSkillsDay
  • Donate to a great cause: In celebration of World Youth Skills Day; we’d like to remind you about the ATM Fellowship scholarship programme designed to give young students from marginalised clans a head start in life.   Donate here ➡️ #WorldYouthSkillsDay
  • The civil society report to the @UN by @RunnymedeTrust is available to read in full here: As one of the signatories, we have contributed on the issue of housing, particularly the challenges faced by grassroots communities which is very real on the ground.
  • ATM Fellowship 2021 lands in Baidoa, Somalia! We are providing students a full 3-year scholarship to study at the University of Southern Somalia. We need your help! A small donation will make sure these deserving students get their degrees: ➡️➡️
  • Can you imagine a world free from discrimination? 🎓We are excited to announce that ATM will now undertake a pilot programme in Somalia aimed to support students to complete a 3-year undergraduate programme at USS in Somalia. Find out more here:
  • 🚨Our Lead and Be Led Cohort kicked off this week! We had our first workshop - take a look at some of the content we explored with our young people! 🤔What does social action mean to you?
  • 👀 Are you a young person aged 16-24? We are conducting research on the impact of COVID-19 on young people across London and would highly appreciate your contribution. Click here:
  • Reminder ‼️ We are still looking for BAME residents across London (particularly women) to be trained as part of our housing champions programme! Deadline: 6th August! Fill out the form below👇🏾👇🏾
  • SAVAH, our new dedicated Hate Crime service, presents a Hate Crime workshop aimed towards educating victims and organisations on the support services available and the courses one can take to seek justice. Date is to be confirmed so follow to keep up to date! #hatecrime
  • Great opportunity for the Somali community to get vaccinated! Visit Westfield Stratford this weekend with Somali vaccine administrators 💉@HealtogetherCic #COVID19
  • Congratulations to @suldaansaid to becoming the first Somali Finnish MP! 👏🏾 Read our blog “Victory in Finland!” here 👉🏾
  • New office means our walls are bare! We would love to cover our office in artwork made by members of our community.🎨 If you would like your work to be showcased at Culture House send us an email at info@theatm.org 🖌️
  • This month's newsletter includes: 👩🏾‍🏫 Volunteer and Refugee Week roundup 🙋🏾‍♀️ New Lead and Be Led cohort begins 🏡 ATM’s Community Housing Champions programme 🏃🏾 New Kickstart members && much more! Make sure you're signed up here! ->